Brian C. Dowling is an experienced trial attorney and CEO of The Workers' Compensation Trial Group, P.A.
His areas of practice include the following:
- Florida Workers' Compensation Law
- Federal Longshore & Harbor Workers' Compensation Act
- Labor / Employment Law
Brian has been a licensed attorney since 2001, board-certified as an expert in Florida workers' compensation law since 2008. He is a member of the Workers' Compensation Section of the Florida Bar and is also a member of the Orange County Bar Association and an active participant in the Workers' Compensation Section.
Brian has personally taken to trial over 100 litigated workers’ compensation claims on behalf of employers, insurance companies, and injured workers. He has also argued workers’ compensation cases before the Florida First District Court of Appeal.
Through the OCBA, Brian volunteers as a Guardian Ad Litem, protecting the interests of children in Central Florida. He is a frequent lecturer nationwide on a variety of topics including workers' compensation, ethics, disability, and employment practices. He is also AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell in recognition of his experience in practice and reputation in the community.
Brian is a graduate of the University of Florida (B.A., 1997, cum laude) and the University of Florida, Frederic G. Levin College Of Law (J.D., 2001). In law school, he was a recipient of the Pro Bono Certificate of Service. He is a member of Florida Blue Key Honor Fraternity, and a proud supporter of University of Florida athletics. Brian was born in Bethesda, Maryland in 1976 and grew up in west Orange County, Florida where he continues to reside with his wife, Melonee, and their four children.